Several Hurt After Firework Explodes In Crowd

Several Hurt After Firework Explodes In Crowd

A number of people have been injured after a firework is thought to have exploded in a crowd.

Two adults suffered minor leg and chest injuries and two children were assessed at the scene of the public event in Broadway, Worcester.

It is thought that at least five other people were also hurt but left the area before emergency services arrived.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "Crews responded to a firework incident at a public event in Childswickham Road.

"Two adults presented with minor leg and chest injuries and two children were assessed at the scene.

"It is understood at least five other people received minor injuries but left the scene before the emergency services arrived.

"All the patients were treated at the scene and later released."

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